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So I just installed a 4850 with the cat 8.6 hotfix driver and I get a score of 9000~ in 3dmark06, this seems low. My cpu is bottlenecking it? or my ram? what is the problem?

I just reinstalled my computer and first thing I did after installing all those standard programs (anti virus) was install 3dmark. So thats not the prob

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If your CPU is at 2.4GHz you'll definitely have a lower score than most other E6400s clocked at 3.2-3.6.

I'd be willing to bet this is the large bottleneck in the system. Try upping the frequency and run 3DMark inbetween each 200Mhz increments and watch the score skyrocket.
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yea I have tried many overclocking attempts but somehow I run against a wall at 300 mhz, I think the motherboard is the problem of that. Ah well, I gues ill have to save some more money...
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